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of their speakers but a headliner tonight will be first lady michelle obama. democrats will still this call later today to kick off their convention and begin the three day process of nominating president obama. >> we just want to be here, this is history. >> delegates will approve the party platform and then hear from a long list of speakers which will painted president obama as the wives humane alternative to mitt romney. the first lady's address will be the final speech tonight. >> i'm looking forward to hearing the first lady, i think that she is dynamic, and i'm just excited. >> i'm sure that she will connect with us, and we will connect with her as we always do. >> the president is not expected to be here when his wife speaks. aides say that he will watch from the white house. this afternoon the president holds a rally in our fault va., on labor day he told autoworkers in ohio that they are better off, thanks to his administration's automobile industry bailout. >> i believe in you, i'd bet on you, i will make that bet any day of the week. >> republicans are hammering away at the president's
. >> president obama returns to the democratic national convention stage tonight to accept his party's nomination for a second term in the white house. he made a surprise appearance last night, putting bill clinton after the former president carousing endorsement. >> i want to nominate a man who is cool on the outside. but who burns for america on the inside. >> tonight president obama will present his plans for the next four years. former governor and democratic chairman ed rendell expects the president to talk specifics. >> a president needs to lay out details in contrast to what governor romney did, sketching out a broad vision without any details. >> the chance of severe weather forced convention organizers to move is expected speech from a large outdoor stadium to this indoor arena. but democrats say the smaller than you will not take away from the president's message. clinton's speech took direct aim at the republican charge that president obama has failed to fix the economy. >> no one could have fully repaired all the damage that he found in just four years. >> bill clinton will be a tough
and the president. and as danielle nottingham shows us, that is exactly what mr. obama says all so. >> mitt romney facing a new challenge in critical swing states. the latest poll of likely voters shows president obama leading mitt romney by six points in wisconsin. the president also leads in virginia by four points and is up by one point in colorado. mitt romney in the south today raising cash and looking to contain fallout from a secretly recorded video. on the tape mitt romney tells donors that it is not his job to worry about votes from the 47 percent of americans who do not pay federal income taxes. but the gop presidential nominee is not backing down from his comments. during interviews and on the stump, mitt romney argues that too many americans rely on the government for economic help. >> we are compassionate people, if there's someone that needs help, we help them and that is why we have a safety net. then government gets out of the way and allows free people to pursue their dreams. >> president obama is spending the day at the white house after a fund-raising blitz last night in new yor
, and maybe on the fence about reelecting president obama. >> he is basically going to lay out a little bit of history with regard to this president, and he is going to affirm that heat is on the right path. >> president obama had been scheduled to deliver his acceptance speech to 74,000 people at an outdoor stadium thursday night. but because of the threat of severe weather, the convention planners decided this morning that the president will speak here. democrats packed this hall last night for the first lady's speech. >> i have seen first hand, that being president does not change to you are. no, it reveals who you are. >> president obama watched from the white house with his two daughters. some delegates were brought to tears thaw. >> it was great, it was inspiring. i am fired up and ready to go. >> she is a role model for a first lady and i'm very proud to be here. >> the president arrives in charlotte this afternoon. and tonight they will also take on some of the claims of that bain capital is a good thing. it will have people that work for companies that was taken over by bain capita
of nearly 3000 people, killed on this day 11 years ago. in washington, president and mrs. obama observed a moment of silence on the white house south lawn. at 9:37 a.m., another moment of silence at the pentagon to remember the 184 lives lost there. >> this is never an easy day but it is especially difficult for all of you. the families of nearly 3000 innocence that lost their lives. >> the secretary of defense told those gathered at the pentagon ceremony that in trying to attack american strength, the terrorist unleashed american spirit and the will to fight for their country. members of congress gathered on the capitol steps, much like they did 11 years ago. in pennsylvania vice president joe biden took part in a ceremony remembering the 40 passengers and crew members who died on flight 93. the republican white house hopeful mitt romney met first responders at the airport in chicago before heading to reno to speak to members of the national guard. president obama is also visiting with wounded soldiers at the walter reed army medical center in maryland. live in arlington va., danielle n
nottingham tells us, president obama ended up with a small fund-raising ag edge for the mof august .. >> president obama wrapped up a tour of florida and is now back at the white house with a fund- raising win. for the first time in four months his campaign out raised mitt romney, collecting $3 million more in august. and the latest daily tracking polls show a boost for the president from the democratic national convention. he is up a few points, mitt romney will be in ohio today, a key battleground state. his campaign argues that this election will come down to who can fix the economy and balance the budget. this weekend republican nominee said that the solution is not to raise taxes. >> the president's policies have meant that this economy is not growing as it should. the fastest way to balance the budget is to grow the economy, put more people to work, see rising incomes. >> in an interview with scott pelly from cbs news, president obama says that if he wins a second term, he will find a compromise with republicans to cut the deficit and improve the economy. >> mitt romney said
children at the school. >> president obama calls this pin anti-american violence and assault on the ideals of the united nations. i randall pinkston at the u.n. with that story coming up. >> on the losing credibility? the controversial call by replacement referees that has nfl fans and players steaming. >> and lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center, lots of hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples on >> a wild fire that destroyed more than a dozen homes in san diego county is now only smoldering but gusty wind could push it back to life. cal fire says the fire burned four square miles near campo, near the mexican border. the fire is 55 percent contained after destroying 20 homes so far and another 25 are threatened. >> it is h
attack that killed a u.s. ambassador. good afternoon everyone. >> president obama promised justice after the attack that claimed a lives of ambassador chris stevens and three other americans, now embassies in seven countries in the middle east and africa on high alert. today they set fire to the u.s. consulate as part of a wave of violent demonstrations over a new film the protesters say insults the prophet mohammad. stevens and a group of embassy employees had actually gone there to try and evacuate its staff during the attack. >> in while youtube has blocked the controversial video that sparked the attacks from showing in egypt. we start with danielle nottingham with more on the international fallout from the state department. >> u.s. officials are investigating whether this was a planned attack. right now the state department has ordered on on the emergency personnel out of libya and the state department is warning u.s. citizens not to travel there. chris stevens, the u.s. ambassador to libya, was killed as the american consulate came under attack. u.s. officials confirm stevens, shau
they will lose business as part of the sharks' season is canceled. encamping 2012, president obama says that he is fighting against what he calls on fair automobile subsidies from china. he announced a new challenge with the world trade organization, speaking in ohio he said that he would not let china subsidy policy stand, he says that it cost thousands of jobs and american auto companies, the administration is also escalating another case that accuses china of levying excessive duties on u.s. auto exports. meanwhile, mitt romney is shifting his strategy with 50 days left, the republican presidential nominee will get more specific about how he would govern. he is launching a new round of television advertisements in speeches that place more emphasis on policy and less on criticizing president obama. he plans to talk of energy independence, deficit reduction, and lowering taxes across the board. he has been taking criticism from fellow republicans that his campaign so far is too vague. the mayor rahm emanuel has asked a state court to force chicago school teachers back to work ending a weeklong
-palestinian conflict is " unthinkable ". the opposite of what he has stated publicly. the obama campaign wasted no time going on the attack, launching a new fund-raising pitch to supporters. the white house also responded saying that the president represents all americans, not just those that voted for him. >> he firmly believes that what unites us is stronger than what divides us. >> president obama faced a similar challenge when he was caught at a fund-raiser sang this about conservative voters. >> they cling to guns, or religion, or antipathy towards people that are not like them. >> both candidates are scheduled to attend fund-raisers today. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >> mother jones, who posted the video is a print magazine and website this year in san fransisco that investigates stories from a liberal point of view and is published by a nonprofit called the foundation for national progress, founded in 1976, the magazine was named after mary harris jones, a trade union activist in the late 19th and 20th centuries. that whole wing to video is on our website, check out on cbssf.
battleground states. >> the republican nominee is in colorado for a second day. polls show president obama has a slight edge. >> we keep battling forward with their message, i don't a lot of attention to the day to day polls. they change a great deal. >> on 60 minutes last night he talked about how he would boost the economy if elected. >> i will not raise taxes on middle income tax and not lower the share of taxes paid by higher income people. >> he said his challengers economic plan will not work and pushed back against the mitt romney accusation that he has failed to stand up to america's enemies. >> i have executed my foreign policy and is one that the american people largely agree with. gov. mitt romney is suggesting that we should start another war, he should say so. >> president obama travels to new york today ahead of his speech tuesday before the united nations general assembly. his campaign is launching a new advertisement in a high of attacking mitt romney for saying that 47 percent of americans that don't pay federal income taxes see themselves as victims. >> doesn't the president
showed you live pictures of those bodies here. president obama holding on to a slim lead in his effort to hold onto his job, a new poll gives him a three-point edge over republican challenger mitt romney, 49 percent of likely voters say that they're going with the incumbent and 46 percent favored mitt romney and there's not much room, only 4% say they're still undecided. a live look at the big board, the market still riding a wave of enthusiasm over the fed's latest plan to patch of the economy, the dow is up 44 points, the upswing follows yesterday's 206. rally that sent the dow surging to a four year high. a record year for rider ship as bart is on track for big improvements. >> the transit agency mapped out a spending plan on $11 million in extra cash and ann mackovic explains that includes a declaration of war on pigeon droppings. >> that is good news for a lot of writers but not good news for these guys here behind me, this is actually the least amount of pigeons that we have seen here throughout the morning. this is not only a problem at the inner city stations but also a problem
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